Nine more cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Jalisco, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 45. The Jalisco Health Secretariat reports that the majority of confirmed cases are registered in the municipalities of Zapopan and Guadalajara.
To curb COVID-19 contagion, Jalisco Governor Enrique Alfaro Ramírez is asking everyone to not leave their homes until next Wednesday. Projections show a significant increase in infections over the next 5 days and by staying home we can avoid a more serious outbreak, he said.
Responding to the global pandemic, Mexico and the United States have agreed to prohibit all non-essential travel across their shared border as part of efforts to control the spread of the coronavirus. The border restrictions will go into effect on Saturday.
The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with 191,127 confirmed cases worldwide as of March 18. On March 19, the US State Department issued a Level 4 Health Advisory, advising against all international travel. Here, we include country-specific information for Mexico.
Foreseeing the effects that the Coronavirus pandemic will have on the well-being of the state's most vulnerable communities and families, the Governor of Jalisco, Enrique Alfaro, is working on a historic program of economic support for micro and small businesses.
Making progress towards using only clean energy from renewable sources, Mexico City-based Grupo Bimbo has added 100 electrically powered delivery trucks to its fleet of eco-friendly vehicles, and plans to add another 4,000 over the next four years.
Walmart de Mexico recently opened a $27 million distribution center in Tepotzotlán, a town just north of Mexico City. Company officials said the new 646,000 square-foot center strengthens its logistics network across Mexico, and will employ 350 people.
Despite President Andrés Manuel López Obrador's proposal to eliminate long holiday weekends, today is a National Holiday, with banks, government offices and many businesses closed as Mexico celebrates former President Benito Juárez, who served five terms between 1858-1872.
The number of monarch butterflies that showed up at their winter resting grounds decreased about 53% this year, Mexican officials said Friday. The Mexico head of the World Wildlife Fund said the reduction 'is not alarming' because last year's large numbers were 'atypical.'
Nestle SA is launching a reforestation project to plant at least 3 million trees in Mexico and Brazil in the next year and a half as the Swiss food group strives for carbon neutrality by 2050. At a cost of $1-$15 per tree, the first phase could cost as much as $45 million for planting alone.